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arriesgado viaje de su vida. instintivamente se dirigen al mar siguiendo el brillante resplandor del horizonte. por suerte evitan el nido, pues estarían demasiado exhaustas para treparlo. esta noche no hay predadores en la playa. y el mar es acogedor. incluso se lanzará en la próxima ola. las crías tratan instintivamente de nadar, pero están a merced de las corrientes. si sobrevive y es una hembra en 20 años hará el viaje de regreso guiada por sentidos magnéticos, el olor, e inclusive la dirección de las olas en la superficie del mar. hawái es la única cadena de islas tropicales en el pacífico norte, los animales migratorios que buscan un lugar para reproducirse generalmente tienen que venir aquí: aves, tortugas y ballenas jorobadas. [ballenas cantando] uuu, uiii... esta madre ha estado alimentando a su cría ya desde hace algún tiempo, vino a estas cálidas aguas para parir y pasar los meses invernales con otras jorobadas. un macho la observa desde abajo. cánticos de cortejo llenan el océano, pueden oírse a cientos de kilómetros de distancia con sus complicados ver
when you have visitors, especially from mars or maybe even the moon. i'll tell you what, if they drop by the house, i'll wake you i promise. goodnight, mom. goodnight again. goodnight, dad. goodnight. come on, lassie. those science fictions magazines have certainly made an impression on him. well let's face it, ruth, this is the space age and timmy's part of it. oh yes, but flying saucers and men from mars, now really it's a little preposterous isn't it? maybe. maybe not. a few years ago we never would have dreamed that we would have had man made satellites, now we're preparing to send men into space. never can tell about some things. strangers come to a foreign planet, and nobody even cares. you saw it with me didn't ya, lassie? it was a flying saucer. ♪ ♪ ♪ they must have landed here and blasted off again. what is it girl? feet prints. lots of them. men from other planets can disappear if they want too. maybe they'll believe us now. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ dad! in that barn son. i found the place where it landed, i knew we saw it last night i knew we did. what did you see? whe
. supervisor mar, present. supervisor olague, present. supervisor wiener, present. mr. president, you have a quorum. >> president chiu: thank you. ladies and gentlemen, could you please join us in the pledge of allegiance. >> i pledge allegiance to the united states of america to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god, indivisible with liberty and justice for all. >> president chiu: colleagues, we have october 16, 2012 board meeting minutes. could i have a motion to approve. motion by supervisor campos, suggested by supervisor chu. those are approved. madam clerk, are there any communications? >> clerk calvillo: there are no communications. >> president chiu: could you read the consent agenda. >> clerk calvillo: items 1 through 12 are considered routine. if a member would like to discuss an item it shall be removed and considered separately. >> president chiu: would anyone like to sever any of these items? roll call vote on items 1 through 12. >> clerk calvillo: supervisor mar, aye. supervisor olague, aye. supervisor wiener, aye. supervisor avalos, aye. supervisor campos, a
kim, aye. supervisor mar, aye. supervisor olague, aye. there are nine ayes. >> president chiu: resolution passes. and why don't we go to our imperative agenda, madam clerk. >> clerk calvillo: on behalf of supervisor chu for resolution recognizing the grand reopening of the sunset recreation center and commending the project team of san francisco rec and park and the department of public works forf ]w hard work and commitment to san francisco and its residents. >> president chiu: take that one first. colleagues, we have a resolution from supervisor chu. i believe it's -- it has the requisite commendatory finding as well as brown act finding. it's been seconded by supervisor elsbernd. let me ask if there are members of public that wish to speak on this imperative item. seeing none -- you're welcome to speak on the imperative item which is a resolution around -- madam clerk it's the sunset rec center? >> clerk calvillo: yes recognizing the grand reopening of thesq9k4$ópimÑ sunset recre. >> president chiu: so you can speak on this item. life or death, imperative, what is impera
. [ applause ] >> hello. welcome to "meet your district supervisor." we are here with supervisor mar, who was elected in 2008 and is about halfway through his first term. we will get to know them and talk about the toughest issues they have been facing. welcome, supervisor. thank you for joining us. let's start by talking about your background, where you grew up. >> i grew up in sacramento, california, in the south area. went to public schools. ended up in uc-davis. made my way out to san francisco when i was a college student, and i sat in the class is in san francisco state as well, and i remember growing up at that time around clement street. we call the richmond district the new chinatown in the 1980's at that time. just being around the tremendous unique neighborhood, and discovering san francisco in the 1980's as i grew up, but i also have been very active as a community organizer. i worked in chinatown, and some first jobs also at the mental health center in the richmond area multi services in the 1980's, and i was also a staff are at the chinatown youth center -- i was also a staf
portion which is 1.412 million amount. roll call vote. >> clerk calvillo: supervisor mar, aye. supervisor olague, aye. supervisor wiener, aye. supervisor avalos, aye. supervisor campos, aye. president chiu, aye. supervisor chu, aye. supervisor cohen, aye. supervisor elsbernd, aye. supervisor farrell, aye. supervisor kim, aye. there are 11 ayes. >> president chiu: that portion of the ordinance is passed. and now on the second part of the question, the 843,000 state revenue loss reserve amount, roll call vote. >> clerk calvillo: supervisor mar, aye. supervisor olague, aye. supervisor wiener, no. supervisor avalos, aye. supervisor campos, aye. president chiu, aye. supervisor chu, no. supervisor cohen, aye. supervisor elsbernd, no. supervisor farrell, no. supervisor kim, aye. there are seven ayes and four nos. >> president chiu: that second part of the ordinance is passed and the ordinance is passed on the first reading. colleagues why don't we head to our next item, item 19. >> clerk calvillo: item 19 an ordinance amending the administrative code to extend the sunset date of the
, supervisor mar, aye. supervisor olague, aye. supervisor wiener, aye. supervisor avalos, aye. supervisor campos, aye. president chiu, aye. supervisor chu, aye. aye. supervisor farrell, aye. supervisor kim, aye. there are 11 ayes. >> president chiu: the ordinance is passed on first reading. colleagues, before we go to new business, i've been reminded it is 3:30, i'd like to move to 3:30 special commendations. we have several. i'd like to ask supervisor mar to present first. >> supervisor mar: thank you, president chu. colleagues, we have a 90-year-old san francisco institution that i'd like to commend today, and cynthia huey is here from the clement street merchants association, if she could come forward. i'm just very proud to work so closely with the clement street merchant association celebrating their 90th year this year. it's an organization that's been working hard to revitalize the richmond district, especially in the past few months as new leadership has emerged. the clement merchants association represents diverse businesses from a variety of cultural backgrounds that makes cleme
with a rough price tag for a ticket to mars. they say the trip will cost $500,000 per person which is almost half a million dollars. there is a rapid and reusable rocket that can land vertically. remember how they used to do it in the cartoon. it came sliding back down. that's never going to happen. what do you think of this guy? jay he and jennifer flowers got together. let's come up with something. this is absurd. when neil armstrong walked on the moon, united airlines took reservations for the first trip to the moon. i called. i got a reservation. i said do you still have that list? are you kidding? it was just a stunt. this is absurd. >> see, this is it. you really wanted to get to the moon, didn't you? >> i don't want to go to mars. >> i am still angry. when i went to the doctor to get my stitches, i got five in my lip, they put me in a straight jacket and told me i was going to the moon, a little boy in the 1970s. >> that is really cruel. >> were you in an elevator? >> it was scare yes, sir than that. scarier than that. >> jedediah, this will happen in the future, maybe in terms of inf
, bill. looks like flu season will be early this year. we'll show you what "curiosity" discovered on mars. and a giant gem gets a new setting when the "cbs evening news" continues. [ fishing rod casting line, marching band playing ] [ male announcer ] the rhythm of life. [ whistle blowing ] where do you hear that beat? campbell's healthy request soup lets you hear it... in your heart. [ basketball bouncing ] heart healthy. great taste. mmm... [ male announcer ] sounds good. it's amazing what soup can do. starts with arthritis pain and a choice. take tylenol or take aleve, the #1 recommended pain reliever by orthopedic doctors. just two aleve can keep pain away all day. back to the news. >> pelley: the c.d.c. said today that the flu season is off to the earliest start in nearly ten years, with cases in all but two states: vermont and delaware. it's worse in the five southern states that you see in red. dr. jon lapook is with us now. jon, what's going on? >> reporter: scott, we don't know why it's here so soon, but this could be a bad flu season and not just because it's here earlier than u
we have several. i'd like to ask supervisor mar to present first. >> supervisor mar: thank you, president chu. colleagues, we have a 90-year-old san francisco institution that i'd like to commend today, and cynthia huey is here from the clement street merchants association, if she could come forward. i'm just very proud to work so closely with the clement street merchant association celebrating their 90th year this year. it's an organization that's been working hard to revitalize the richmond district, especially in the past few months as new leadership has emerged. the clement merchants association represents diverse businesses from a variety of cultural backgrounds that makes clement street stand out from other commercial districts. it's one of the most diverse places. i moved there in 1984 to second avenue and clement. it was considered the new chinatown but it's so much more than that. it's a gateway for many different types of newcomers but also businesses. this year, the clement street merchants celebrate their 90th year of outstanding service to the small business commun
's amendment. >> clerk calvillo: supervisor mar, aye. supervisor olague, aye. supervisor avalos, aye. supervisor campos, aye. president chiu, aye. supervisor chu, no. supervisor cohen, aye. supervisor elsbernd, aye. supervisor4v( 0ñ farrell, aye. supervisor there are nine ayes and two1pi53 >> president chiu: motion passes. any further discussion, colleagues? on the underlying ordinance as amended, roll call vote. >> clerk calvillo: supervisor mar, aye. supervisor olague, aye. supervisor wiener, aye. supervisor avalos, aye. supervisor campos, aye. president chiu, aye. supervisor chu, aye. supervisorccpz cohen, aye. supervisor elsbernd, aye.nwp)> president chiu: the ordinance is passed on the first reading. supervisor kim are you prepared to go back to item 13. >> supervisor kim: i am but i would like to rescind my vote on item 14. i'm sorry i was still settling in and working on amendments for item 13. >> president chiu: a motion to rescind item 14, seconded by supervisor campos. without objection that vote will be rescinded. roll call vote
to december 4. and i do want to thank my cosponsors, supervisors campos,ñ mar, avalos and olague. >> president chiu: seconded by supervisor mar. further discussion, supervisor campos. >> supervisor campos: thank you very much. i want to begin by thanking supervisor kim for bringing this item forward. and let me begin by saying that i have been supportive of this effort to provide additional resources to the san francisco unified school district from the very beginning. that's why i signed on as a cosponsor. but i am not, at the present time, continue to be a cosponsor of this item, in its current form. and let me say why. you know, we saw the headlines in the chronicle today about of 2014, we have about 1900 high school students in the city and county of san francisco that may not be able to graduate, and meet the graduation requirements that were established by the san francisco board of education. we, in san francisco, have seen tremendous economic growth coming out of the most severe recession since the great depression, and having served on regional bodies that include other jurisdictions,
ill absent. >> mar? >> mar, present. >> kim, absent. >> olague. >> we are absolutely a quorum. >> and i did hear that commissioner cohen and commissioner weiner as well. if you could call item two. >> approval of minutes of the november 20, 2012 this is an action item. >> colleagues this is an action item, before we take action, i want to open it up to public comment, any people of the public who would like to speak on the minutes? seeing none, public comment is closed. if we could have the roll call. >> avos. >> aye. >> chiu >> aye. >> chu. >> aye. >> cohen. >> elsbernd? >> fer ill? >> aye. >> kim, absent. >> mar, olague? >> aye. weiner? >> aye. and item passes. >> thank you very much. item passes if you could call item number three. three, chair's report, information item. >> thank you very much. first of all i want to wish every one a happy holiday season. and i also want to acknowledge that today is a very significant day for many of us here at the county transportation authority for a couple of our commissioners it will be the last county transportation authority meeting,
supervisor mars office, if you could please come forward. >> good evening everyone. i just wanted to welcome everyone here to the redmond district. supervisor mar couldn't be here. we wanted to thank the police commission and the chief and empfor your wonderful work and we want to also welcome the captain. we have been working closely with captain ferrigno since june. it's been a great relationship and very happy to see some of the faces of our residents here. but we just want to thank everyone here today and we want to continue working closely and we know that crime has been down recently with the robbery in august, the captain did a very quick response. it was outstanding. media did good coverage and the school was secured and we just want to thank you for your great work and thank all of our citizen. you can cancel any time that we have questions. reach us at 554-7410, thank you. >> thank you victor. >> please call line item no. 2 c, please commission reports, commission president's report and commissioners' reports. >> i just want to state briefly that the chief was talking about how
>> president chiu: supervisor mar has offered his resolution that has the requisite purely commendatory finding as well as brown act finding. seconded by supervisor campos. is there any public comment on this item? okay. seeing no public comment, public comment is closed. and if we can take this item same house same call. that shall be the case. madam clerk please read the in memoriams. >> the clerk: today's meeting will be adjourned in memory of the following individuals on behalf of supervisor avalos for the late alex -- on behalf of supervisor mar for the late ms. fay hennic bingham, on behalf of president chiu and supervisor mar for the late mr. allen farley. on behalf of supervisor elsbernd for the"j2x late mr. he hadward patrick mcgovern. on behalf of supervisor campos, supervisor mar, supervisor kim and avalos, for the late mr. howard l. wallace. >> president chiu: thank you, madam clerk. is there any more business in front of the body? >> clerk calvillo: that concludes our business for today, mr. president. >> president chiu: i want to wish you and your families, me
supervisor mar for advocating for that. i think that's a great start. how many jobs did you say that would translate to? >> well, the commitments an annual job fair in the outer sunset and richmond. they are committed to having the two largest employers on the site, the two largest vending companies, the security company, and the beverage company who employ over 1200 patrons on-site, that they would work through that jobs fair to hire any available positions for the event. i do want to say i think the event has already employed many of the principles of local hire and planning the entertainment for this festival to have 26% of their own staff. we're based in san francisco. local 16 who actually the stagehands at the festival, over 36% of their staff are san francisco residents. but working with supervisor mar and through his leadership, we are hoping to increase those numbers as we move forward. >> did you say over 25% of the beverage and [speaker not understood] -- >> there is not a quota per se. there is rather a commitment to fill those positions through a hiring fair held in either the
, supervisor mar. >> thank you president chiu. it's hard to follow the great restaurants from my colleagues and the ten districts but i think we saved the best for last for the richmond district . i am sure you willy agree. i will give you a quiz. you have to guess the restaurant. where is the place to go for the best sunset at the beach and see weddings and streakers might be striking through the back area with the lawn chairses. you can get rip tide red or pale ale and see some of the best music around. you can also find the wpa muralos the ground floor in the incredibly restored buildings and go to taco tuesdays and movies i think it's monday and so much fun is there. it's the beach chalet and gold park and at the end of ocean beach as well and i am glad laura is here and if you want amber you can as well. i wanted to say that the beach chalet and the park chalet and the new one you opened is incredible places and the beach chalet is at the western end of golden gate park. there are tremendous features of amazing history of san francisco with wpa created by lam bow in the 30's an
meeting,b? mar you know, you used to work there, free of charge lot of91 for over 32 years. it was founded by joe0kf ejy now theyl%(rs even had their own phone line which they hadf%(@ to disconnect just recently because they're running out of funds. now, it came to the public's attention that $15 million were found. so we're feeling that it's about time that thisinnÑiÑ world-class city share the wealth with kpoo. their people came out, they volunteer mar, you know that, they don't get paid for that. in fact one of theg"(d come out, donald lacy he lost his daughter to homicide. this is victim homicide victim survivors month. and he voluntarily did that. and during the time that they were tryingnÑá$ to tar and feather elected sheriff mirkarimi marvin dimlyq a+rÑ passed. and there was no adjourning[j in his memory. i thought -- i think that would be a nice gesture. he was over the congressional black caucus. >> supervisor chiu: thank you very muchfwwf t÷. owen. >> good afternoon. john didonna from san franc
production of annual outside lands effectively. >> supervisor mar. >>> thank you colleagues i urge your support for this production of the outside lands and culture if he is effective to extends the term another 8pm years and it also increase increases the amount of revenue for the city do you believe it from one $.3 million per year to an average of 2.5 million per year and including other board of trustees to the park and community benefits as well and major improvements to the poll low fields and rebuild of the-bleachers and in addition, there is a new robing sound monitor system there is a commitment to fund the transit plan to make sure that the transportation is there to that is commitment to many of the hiring of beverage and security jobs almost i think it's 1200 jobs issue potentially and new community opportunity funds to benefit the surrounding neighbors. i also wantmented to add that since 2008. outside lands and organization and recreational parks department since it has been held in 2008 they have improved the concert and addressed many concerns of residents and this is
, aye. supervisor farrell, aye. supervisor kim, aye. supervisor mar, aye. supervisor olague, aye. supervisor wiener, aye. there are 10 ayes and one no. >> president chiu: these ordinances are passed on the first reading. supervisor wiener, item 16. >> clerk calvillo: item 16 is an ordinance amending the administrative code to monitor san francisco's housing preservation and production policies and goals and making the requisite findings. >> president chiu: supervisor olague. >> supervisor olague: if i could be called afterwards. i'm not prepared at this moment. >> president chiu: if we could pass over item 16 aened go to item 17. >> clerk calvillo: item 17, an ordinance amending the planning code to -- development fee rates, revise exemptions and credits and clarify implementation and collection. >> supervisor chiu: supervisor wiener 12k3w4r58 thank you. we are continuing to have dialogue around transit impact development fee update. so we've continued it three times before. i anticipate that this will be the final continuance so i move to continue this item two weeks to december
farrell, aye. supervisor kim, aye. supervisor mar, aye. supervisor olague, aye. supervisor wiener, aye. there are 11 ayes. >> president chiu: those ordinances are passed, resolutions adopted and motions approved. madam clerk, could you call items 12 through 14. >> clerk calvillo: item 12 is a motion affirming certification by the planning commission of the final environmental impact report for the california pacific medical center's long range development plan. item 13 a motion reversing the certification. item 14 is a motion directing preparation of findings reversing the certification. >> president chiu: colleagues you may have heard discussions between the city and cpmc have recommenced recently. at this time this is nothing yet to report so i'd like to entertain a motion to continue these items to december 11. >> so moved. >> president chiu: motion by supervisor campos, seconded by supervisor farrell. without objection that shall be the case. madam clerk, why don't we call items 15 and 39. >> clerk calvillo: item 15 an ordinance reducing footage requirements for efficiency building
colleagues had any comments. supervisor wiener. >> thank you. thank you, chairman mar for authoring this legislation and for all your work around second hand smoke issues. i'm very supportive of this legislation. we need to have public places where everyone is able to use those places and you don't have some people doing things that make it harder for other people to be there. i think this moves us in that direction. i do have one question for the city attorney, i think the answer is yes but i want to make sure. my reading of the definition of outdoor event, i think would include parklets and i'm curious to know if the city attorney is in agreement. >> deputy city attorney john gibner again. yes, the definition of outdoor event would include parklets. >> even if the parklet is there 24/7? >> right, the park must be approved by the director of transportation under article 6, yes. >> thank you, that's a very good thing. i know there's been a little bit of ambiguity about whether parklets, whether it's already prohibited to smoke in parklets. they tend to have, some of them hav
designated as smoking optional. supervisor mar, you've already basically explained what the ordinance would require and i would just like to add that over the years as the public has become much more educated and aware of the dangers of second hand smoke we've been getting a lot more calls with tenant complaints about smoking and in particular we've seen a lot of people who have called like i remember we got a call from a mother with a brand new infant, seniors with lots of chronic diseases, people with hiv, people with cancer and heart disease, who had just moved into their apartment and had no idea they were going to be exposed to second hand smoke that was drifting from other units into their apartment and they were totally at a loss of what they could do. this is basically a right to know ordinance. this would inform prospective renters where smoking is allowed so they can make an informed decision and choose to decide on an all terp tiff if they don't want to be exposed to the second hand smoke. and supervisor mar, i think you talked a little bit about the 2006 surgeon general's repo
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